Eliza Brooke

Eliza Brooke

Eliza Brooke is an associate editor at Fashionista. Having interned at T, The New York Times Style Magazine during college, she got her first job reporting on tech at TechCrunch, where she snuck in as much fashion coverage as she possibly could, before landing at Fashionista, where she sneaks in as much tech coverage as she can. She lives in Brooklyn.

The Latest from Eliza Brooke

Fast Fashion Lingerie E-Tailer Adore Me Takes $8.5M In Series B Funding

Adore Me, a fast fashion lingerie and swimwear site, has closed its Series B venture capital round at $8.5 million. The investments from Upfront Ventures, Mousse Partners, and Redhills Ventures bring

A Month After Going International, Social Commerce Platform Fancy Raises $53 Million

Fancy, the shoppable rival to Pinterest, is said to have raised $53 million from investors, bringing the company valuation to $600 million, Bloomberg reported this morning. The July 3 SEC filing discl

STABiLGO Kickstarter Hopes To Take Its Action Sport Video Stabilizer To Market

Watching GoPro footage makes it clear that there is basically nothing cooler than first-person action sport shots. And for those who are spending the day at the skate park, one Kickstarter project is

Video Editor Givit Beefs Up Social Experience With iPad App Update

The video editing app Givit is releasing their first dedicated iPad app today, an effort to bolster the social, video watching side of the platform. The app includes an expanded screen view, hashtag t

Bangstyle Seeks To Establish Itself As Go-To Image Platform For Hairstyling Industry

When Bangstyle, the image-based site devoted to hair styling, came onto the scene in 2011, it hoped to fill a hole in online platforms for professionals and styling enthusiasts. As the company release

TechMedia Network Buys Bestofmedia Group And Steps Up Content-Commerce Integration

TechMedia Network, the digital tech and science publisher, announced yesterday that it has acquired Bestofmedia Group for an undisclosed sum, adding three new tech publications to its roster. The acqu

Upworthy, Purveyor Of Videos With A Heart, Makes Plans To Monetize On Crazy Growth Rate

After a first year marked by explosive growth, the social video site Upworthy is now focusing its attention on turning that traction into revenue. They are piloting ideas right now, but don’t ex

If You Must Wear Your Tech, Try Not To Look Like An Idiot

<span style="font-size:13px;line-height:19px;">Like Dance Moms or protein-only diets, wearable tech is one of those things that simultaneously incites excitement, bandwagonning, distrust and disgust.

With 100k Meals Delivered, Plated Will Expand Nationwide By The Fall

Having already <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/05/09/plated-funding-meal-delivery-social-recipe-pages/">raised a $1.4 million seed round in May</a>, the meal ingredient delivery service <a t

Rolocule’s Motion Tennis App Turns The Apple TV And iPhone Into A Legitimate Gaming System

Just in time for Wimbledon, Rolocule Games is releasing a new tennis game today. It’s not Rolocule’s first foray into virtual racquet sports, but it is the first that turns your iPhone int

Revealers, A New Social-Meets-Gaming App, Launches Today

A new social game called Revealers is launching today, and it’s betting on the feature of letting players add content to the game to make it more than a flash in the pan hit. Israeli founder Mul

SketchFab Aims To Be “YouTube For 3D Files”

Alban Denoyel founded Sketchfab on the observation that the internet lives largely in 2D but could easily become a 3-dimensional landscape. The website, which Denoyel is calling “YouTube for 3D

Concert App Jukely Rallies Groups of Friends, Then Sells Them Tickets

Jukely is a social concert app that helps friends get together a group to see a show and then acts as the ticketing agent. After quietly piloting in New York, Jukely formally launched at Techstars Dem

Educational Tech For Tots Grows Up With LeapFrog’s Summer Releases

Two years after LeapFrog launched its first kid-friendly learning tablet, the educational toy company in August will release the third iteration of the LeapPad: LeapPad Ultra. Hold on to your tiny pla

France’s Dailymotion Finds Stateside Tech Partner In Video Editing Service Givit

In other video news this week, the video editing app Givit has announced its integration with Dailymotion, the second largest social video site globally after YouTube. It is the first U.S. app to be b

Poshly Gets Serious About Becoming A Data Resource For Beauty Brands

After a soft launch one year ago with no marketing campaign, the beauty data collection site Poshly has redesigned and is looking to pick up steam on its B2B offerings before beginning to raise its se

New Yorkers Get Free Power In The Parks

Months after Hurricane Sandy left New York scrambling for power, the city is unveiling 25 solar powered charging stations in parks and public spaces throughout the five boroughs, starting today. Th

Sorry, Fashion Apps, Here Are 7 Apps Fashionistas Would Actually Use

This started out as a list titled Fashion Apps Actual Fashionistas Would Use, but in sifting through numerous style-centric apps, I realized that girls like Alexa Chung aren’t going to be using any

eBay Gets Physical With A Street-Side Sales Kiosk For Kate Spade Saturday

On the heels of eBay CEO John Donahoe’s statement at TC Disrupt in April that the company would be using mobile technology to push further into offline commerce, eBay’s Retail Innovation team unve